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Audubon/Toyota Alliance Empowers 40 Conservation Leaders

Article: Audubon/Toyota Alliance Empowers 40 Conservation Leaders

NEW YORK, New York, November 21, 2008 (ENS) – Conflicts between conservationists and others in their communities inevitably arise – Curt Gervich of Viginia Tech has developed ways to help conflicting parties reach agreement. As one of the first 40 TogetherGreen Fellows, Gervich will receive $10,000 to create a conflict management workshop and guidebook for…

Audubon Innovation Grants Help Conserve Birds Coast to Coast

Article: Audubon Innovation Grants Help Conserve Birds Coast to Coast

NEW YORK, New York, October 21, 2008 (ENS) – The National Audubon Society, supported by Toyota, Tuesday awarded TogetherGreen Conservation Innovation Grants totaling $1.4 million dollars to fund 41 projects in 24 states. The grants went to Audubon chapters that reached out to partner with other community groups to engage diverse communities that have not…

Audubon Sanctuary Named Wetland of International Importance

Article: Audubon Sanctuary Named Wetland of International Importance

WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) – The world’s largest remaining virgin forest of bald cypress and tupelo gum trees, including 1,500 year-old trees long vanished from the rest of North America, has been designated as a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance. South Carolina’s Francis Beidler Forest was officially designated on Friday at the annual meeting of the…

Toyota Funds Audubon's TogetherGreen for Five Years

Article: Toyota Funds Audubon's TogetherGreen for Five Years

NEW YORK, New York, March 26, 2008 (ENS) – The National Audubon Society and Toyota today launched TogetherGreen, a nationwide Audubon program to fund conservation projects, train environmental leaders, and offer volunteer opportunities to benefit the environment. TogetherGreen is supported by a five-year $20 million grant from Toyota – the largest grant Audubon says the…